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Bolero crochet free pattern 💕

DROPS design: Pattern no R-559

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Size: S/M – L – XL – XXL/XXXL
Materials: DROPS MUSKAT from Garnstudio

300-350-350-400 g 
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 4 mm / G/6 – or size needed to get 17 dc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4” x 4”. 


CROCHET INFO: Back piece:

Replace first dc on each row with 3 ch. 

Edge piece:

Replace first sc on each round with 1 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in the last ch from beg of previous round.

Replace first dc on each round with 3 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in last ch from beg of previous round.
INCREASING TIP: Inc by working 2 sts in 1 st.
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BACK PIECE: 

Crochet 78-86-94-99 loose ch with hook size 4 mm / G/6 and Muskat. Crochet 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, * 1 dc in each of the next 3 ch, skip 1 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 dc in each of the last 2-2-2-3 ch = 58-64-70-74 dc. Continue with 1 dc in each dc. When piece measures 7 cm / 2¾” inc 1 dc each side – see INCREASING TIP, and repeat the inc when piece measures 15 cm / 6” = 62-68-74-78 dc. Continue until piece measures 22-23-24-25 cm / 8 3/4″-9″-9½”-9 3/4″.
EDGE PIECE: 

Crochet 1 dc in each dc along top of back piece, ch 56-58-60-64, 1 dc in each dc along bottom of back piece, ch 56-58-60-64 and finish with 1 sl st in first dc on the top of back piece. 

Now crochet 1 dc in each dc from back piece and around each ch band crochet 42-44-46-48 dc = 204-220-236-248 dc in total. 

Continue in the round as follows:

ROUND 1: 1 dc in first dc, * ch 1, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* and finish with ch 1, skip 1 dc and 1 sl st in dc at beg of round.

ROUND 2: 1 sc in each dc and 1 sc in each ch.

ROUND 3: 1 sc in each sc.

Repeat these 3 rounds, AT THE SAME TIME when edge measures 5, 10 and 15 cm / 2″, 4″ and 6” (adjust to a row of sc) inc 34-34-34-36 sc evenly on round – see INCREASING TIP = 306-322-338-356 sc. When edge measures 17-18-19-20 cm / 6 3/4″-7″-7½”-8″ (adjust so that next row is a row of sc) crochet 1 row with sc, AT THE SAME TIME inc 0-1-2-1 sc evenly = 306-323-340-357 sc. Now continue in M.1. NOTE! Beg on row marked with 1 in diagram. Work 1 vertical repeat of M.1, cut and fasten thread. 

Diagram
 = dc

 = ch

 = sc

 = Crochet 1 dc, but wait with last pull-through (= 2 sts on hook), work 1 more dc in the same st, but wait with last pull-through (= 3 sts on hook), work 1 more dc in the same st and when doing the last pull-through pull thread through all sts on hook.

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